Ham balls with pineapple sauce

  Thanks to Carol Tucker on Bever Street, we have today’s recipe for Ham Balls with Pineapple Sauce. I don’t know where this combo originated, but the ham & pineapple thing is found everywhere from pizza parlors to cocktail parties. It’s not my favorite, but some people rave over it. To each their own. Who … Continue reading

Meat Balls Napoli

Meat balls are known the world over, whether they be Swedish or sweet, as a plated, skewered or spaghetti-adorning lump of spiced and meaty goodness. The meat balls from Naples in southern Italy originally had a soft doughy center, but with the Americanization of Italian cooking, breadcrumbs became the standard. These particular meat balls are … Continue reading

Shrimp Rabbit Sandwich

  I assure you, no fluffy bunnies were harmed in the making of this dish. I am not certain why this is called a rabbit sandwich, or even a sandwich honestly. It may date from the era of pot lucks and cocktail parties that featured bacon wrapped livers (aka rumaki), lime jello creations and things … Continue reading

How’s the ham loaf?

A couple weeks back, I posted the recipe for Ham Loaf #3, and finally decided to give it a try. After the delicious ham loaves I tried a few years back, I had high hopes of a new dish to add to my repertoire. Plus, I did get a meat grinder attachment for my KitchenAid … Continue reading

Ham loaf #3

Here is a third recipe for ham loaf, which I plan on making for dinner tonight. My mother-in-law gave me a meat grinder attachment for my Kitchenaid Stand Mixer (which is my favorite appliance ever!) and I played with it yesterday. I had a small ham, which I ground up in anticipation of some ham … Continue reading

Hamburger Pie

This reminds me a teeny tiny bit of shepherd’s pie, although that is made with mashed potatoes. Maybe more like a pot pie? It sounds like a straight up comfort food and also sounds pretty easy.

Turkey Cutlets a la Pat…and Me

I thought I’d give the turkey cutlets recipe a try, and of course I didn’t make it exactly the way it was written. I didn’t have an hour or more to bake it, so I determined to make it stove top. I found some really nice turkey cutlets at our local Sprouts market the other … Continue reading